ISLAMABAD (APP) - PTCL and Universal Service Fund Company (USFCo) have signed an agreement for the deployment of optical fibre network in un-served areas of Balochistan and Punjab. The deed was inked in connection with the occasion of World Telecom Day, 2010. Sikandar Naqi, SEVP (Corporate Development) PTCL and Parvez Iftikhar, CEO USFCo signed the agreement. Under the agreement, USFCo will provide CAPEX subsidy to PTCL to the tune of Rs.1498 million for connecting un-served Tehsil HQs of Bhag, Lehri, Sanny, Sui, Dera Bugti, Phelawagh, Jhal Magsi, Gandawa, Chhattar, Kohlu, Mawand, Kahan in Baluchistan province and Jand, Kotli Sattian in Punjab province. The Fiber Optic cable will be laid in 12 links with a total length of 818 Km.